32. Field Scabious

No 32
Common Name: Field Scabious
Scientific Name: Knautia arvensis
Irish Name: Cab an ghasáin
Family: Dipsacaceae
Habitat: Found in dry grassy places throughout the country
Uses: The parts that grow above the ground are used to make medicine. Field scabious is sometimes applied directly to the skin for treating skin conditions such as scabies, eczema, rashes etc

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